Marymount California University

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

Marymount California University

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$37,158

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
8%
500-599
48%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
700-800
5%
600-699
10%
500-599
38%
400-499
38%
300-399
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%
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undergraduateRatios

50%

male

50%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,267
Declined 214
Total Received 1,481
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Private

602

undergraduate students

45

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Marymount California University, founded in 1931, is a private, four-year, liberal arts institution. Its 26-acre main campus is located in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 647
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

26-acre campus in Rancho Palos Verdes (population: 42,364). Major airport and train serve Los Angeles (25 miles); smaller airport and bus serve Long Beach (15 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Los Angeles
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Los Angeles International

Marymount California University
30800 Palos Verdes Drive, E
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
90275

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Latinos Unidos
  • Student Veterans Organization
  • Marymount Pride
  • Black Student Union
  • Society for Advancement of Management (SAM)

Top Events

  • Service Days
  • Club Days
  • Spring Formal
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
8%
500-599
48%
400-499
40%
300-399
3%
700-800
5%
600-699
10%
500-599
38%
400-499
38%
300-399
10%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
25%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.09

Not Selective

85%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,267
Declined 214
Total Received 1,481

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

application essay
interview
class rank
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

84%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,495

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,158
Additional fees $2,000
Books & supplies $1,828
Total $38,986
Average Financial Aid - $4,495
Total with Avg. Aid $34,491

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Track and field

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Track and field, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Track and field, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Psychology, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

647

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

93%

602
students

Female
50%
300

Male
50%
302

7%

45
students

Female
40%
18

Male
60%
27

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

586
students

Female
50%
291

Male
50%
295

3%

16
students

Female
57%
9

Male
43%
7

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 65%
Student 4 year graduation rate 18%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

14%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
43%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

72

Transfer students enrolled

11%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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